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Welcome to the online home of the Minority Health Institute (est. 1988); thank you for visiting!


It’s Black History Month! Read about Black History Month and the History of Blacks in Medicine.

And in that spirit, check this out: Important Video on Health Equity and Healthcare Disparities: A Dialogue Between Dr. Henry Louis Gates and Dr. David Williams at Harvard.


YET ANOTHER WELL-DESERVED AWARD FOR OUR HOST: Dr. Richard Allen Williams, the founder of the Minority Health Institute, was honored with the United States Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award during the Association of Black Cardiologists Gala in Atlanta, Georgia, on Saturday, October 28, 2023. Dr. Jennifer and Trevor Pilot presented the award on behalf of the White House.

Medicare Advantage plans are increasingly popular among seniors of color and continue to gain new members. This National Minority Health Month, learn why MA plans may be better aligned with the unique needs of communities of color. Read our new report: http://bit.ly/43sUbQB


Without congressional action this year, laboratories across the country will face tough decisions potentially reducing services offered to patients and curbing investments in diagnostic innovation. Tell Congress to #StopLabCuts and enact #SALSA now: https://stoplabcuts.org/.


In this complex pandemic age, we are actively reorganizing for the new reality. While our online presence is under construction, please excuse any dust and missing features..

Meanwhile, we haven’t slowed down elsewhere!

We’ve been very busy spreading the word about
the necessity of vaccination.
Check out the video of the Covid-19 Town Hall meeting here,
and get every recommended booster shot.

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Still got vaccine doubts?? Read the recent study:
COVID-19 vaccines and sudden deaths: Separating fact from fiction

You can get more information and order Dr. Williams’ groundbreaking book,
Blacks in Medicine, by clicking here!

Check out the other resources too and please come visit again soon.